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- UFC 84 RESULTS AND LIVE PLAY-BY-PLAY

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LAS VEGAS – MMAWeekly.com is on location at the MGM Grand for Saturday’s UFC 84 showdown between lightweight champion B.J. Penn and former champion Sean Sherk. We’ll be bringing you all of the action as it happens with live results and play-by-play of each round.

The first preliminary bout is scheduled to begin at 7:30 p.m. ET / 4:30 p.m. PT. The main card, available on pay-per-view, goes live at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT.

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Quick Results:
Shane Carwin def. Christian Wellisch by TKO (Strikes on the ground) at :44 seconds, R1
Dong-Hyun Kim def. Jason Tan by TKO (Strikes on the ground) at :25 seconds, R3
Yoshiyuki Yoshida def. Jon Koppenhaver by submission (Anaconda choke) at 0:56 seconds, R1
Rich Clementi def. Terry Etim by unanimous decision (29-28 on all 3 judges’ cards) R3
Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou def. Kazuhiro Nakamura by TKO (referee’s stoppage between rounds) at 5:00,
Rousimar Palhares def. Ivan Salaverry by submission (armbar) at 2:36, R1
Thiago Silva def. Antonio Mendes by TKO (Strikes on the ground) at 2:24, R1
Lyoto Machida def. Tito Ortiz by unanimous decision (30-27 on all judges’ scorecards) R3
Goran Reljic def. Wilson Gouveia by TKO (Strikes on the ground) at 3:15, R2
Wanderlei Silva def. Keith Jardine by KO (Strikes on the ground) at :36 seconds, R1
B.J. Penn def. Sean Sherk by TKO (referee’s stoppage) at 5:00, R3

-Preliminary Bouts:

Shane Carwin vs. Christian Wellisch
R1 – Carwin comes out aggressive with strikes early on, landing punches, eventually dropping Wellisch with a right cross that puts him on the canvas. Carwin follows up with strikes on the ground, forcing the stoppage in the first session

Shane Carwin def. Christian Wellisch by TKO (Strikes on the ground) at :44 seconds, R1

Dong-Hyun Kim vs. Jason Tan
R1 – Tan trying for single leg to get Kim to the ground, but Kim sprawls effectively and eventually reverses position and gets on top where he begins to ground and pound Tan. Kim unleashes a vicious attack with elbows, forearm strikes and punches to close out the round
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-8 for Dong-Hyun Kim

R2 – Second round starts much like the first with Tan going for takedowns on Kim, who defends well to avoid the ground. Kim is able to land a nice Judo throw to put Tan down instead and he again starts a solid ground and pound attack throughout the round.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Dong-Hyun Kim

R3 – Kim begins the round with a high Judo throw putting Tan down on the mat again, but this time he lands perfectly on top of his opponent where he unleashes another barrage of strikes that forces a stop to the fight.

Dong-Hyun Kim def. Jason Tan by TKO (Strikes on the ground) at :25 seconds, R3

Yoshiyuki Yoshida vs. Jon Koppenhaver
R1 – Yoshida and Koppenhaver clinch almost immediately to open the fight. Yoshida lands a nice Judo throw to put Koppenhaver down, landing in side control. The two fighters scramble and Yoshida manages to lock on an Anaconda choke. Koppenhaver fights to get out, but is unable to reverse the hold and taps out to the choke.

Yoshiyuki Yoshida def. Jon Koppenhaver by submission (Anaconda choke) at 0:56, R1

Terry Etim vs. Rich Clementi
R1 – Etim controls Clementi with strong muay thai attack, landing good jabs and kicks in the round. Clementi is able to get Etim to the ground a few minutes in, but he can’t take advantage of the position. Back on their feet, Etim starts to take over with good punches, knees and kicks, dropping Clementi at one point. The round ends with the fighters clinching.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Terry Etim

R2 – Clementi gets the takedown early, but he is caught in a guillotine choke from Etim. He manages to battle his way out, into side control where he ground and pounds Etim, but the action is lacking and the fight is stood up. Clementi shoots in again, caught in another guillotine choke, but again he perseveres and moves to ground and pound Etim for the remainder of the round.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Rich Clementi

R3 – Clementi takes Etim down early and works a ground and pound attack on his opponent for about half the round. Eventually, the referee stands the fight back up and after a brief exchange, Clementi takes the fight back to the ground where he closes the round with more ground and pound
MMAWeekly scores R3 10-9 for Rich Clementi

Rich Clementi def. Terry Etim by unanimous decision (29-28 on all 3 judges’ cards) R3

Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou vs. Kazuhiro Nakamura
R1- Sokoudjou starts off aggressive landing kicks and knees to Nakamura’s body. To counteract the attack, Nakamura throws a nice flying knee and overhand right combo that puts Sokoudjou on the defensive. Towards the end of the round, Sokoudjou lands a nice right cross that puts Nakamura on the ground and he follows up with strikes on the ground as the round ends. Between rounds the referee calls off the fight, declaring Sokoudjou the winner

Rameau Thierry Sokoudjou def. Kazuhiro Nakamura by TKO (referee’s stoppage between rounds) at 5:00, R1

Rousimar Palhares vs. Ivan Salaverry
R1 – Palhares takes Salaverry down early on and moves into side control. After a scramble on the ground, Palhares takes Salaverry’s back and tries to lock on a rear naked choke. Salaverry survives, sits up and almost escapes, but Palhares pulls him back down transitioning from the back position to lock on an armbar that finishes the fight.

Rousimar Palhares def. Ivan Salaverry by submission (armbar) at 2:36, R1

Thiago Silva vs. Antonio Mendes
R1 – Mendes comes out firing and lands a big head kick that puts Silva down, but he recovers quickly. Mendes lands another shot that puts Silva down, but on the ground, Silva survives and eventually moves back to the feet. Mendes tries for a judo throw but slips and Silva ends up on top, moves to mound and starts to punch and elbow. Mendes tries to move out, but Silva unleashes a barrage of punches forcing the tap out.

Thiago Silva def. Antonio Mendes by TKO (Strikes on the ground) at 2:24, R1

Donald Trump arrives ringside prior to the fight between Ortiz and Machida

Tito Ortiz vs. Lyoto Machida
R1 – Ortiz and Machida stay standing for the majority of the round, with Machida landing a few leg kicks and switch kicks, while Tito stays aggressive but cannot land a takedown. At the end of the round, Machida lands a nice throw to put Tito on his back and starts a ground and pound attack as the round ends.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Lyoto Machida

R2 – Slow moving round as Tito stays aggressive trying to pursue Machida, and Lyoto stays away pop shotting the former champion throughout the round. Tito shoots in late in the round and as Machida sprawls, Ortiz actually pulls guard, but Machida stands back up. Ortiz obviously frustrated motions at Machida to fight and the round ends.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for Lyoto Machida

R3- Ortiz stays aggressive and works into the clinch with Machida, trying again to take him down, but is unable to finish. Ortiz is able to land some good strikes from the clinch. As the fighters are separated, Machida lands a heavy knee to the body, putting Ortiz down where he lands in the guard of the former champ. Tito transitions to a triangle choke and then to an armbar, but Machida escapes.
MMAWeekly scores R3 10-9 for Lyoto Machida

Lyoto Machida def. Tito Ortiz by unanimous decision (30-27 on all judges’ scorecards) R3

Wilson Gouveia vs. Goran Reljic
R1 – Reljic starts the fight throwing some very hard high kicks, but Gouveia blocks effectively. The fighters exchange throughout the round with Gouveia landing the better punches, while Reljic throws devastating kicks in the round. Towards the end of the session, Gouveia hurts Reljic with punches and as he pursues him, Reljic pulls a jumping guard to close the round. Close round
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for Goran Reljic

R2 – Gouveia with a strong start to the round, putting Reljic down early with a big strike. Gouveia follows up with some vicious ground and pound, but the Croatian survives pulling guard and standing back up. Exchanging back on the feet, Reljic lands a heavy left hand that hits Gouveia straight on the temple, sending him crashing to the mat. Reljic follows up with strikes on the ground before Herb Dean stops the fight.

Goran Reljic def. Wilson Gouveia by TKO (Strikes on the ground) at 3:15, R2

Wanderlei Silva vs. Keith Jardine
R1 – Silva comes out aggressive as he and Jardine exchange. Silva gets on the inside of Jardine and lands a big shot putting Jardine down. Silva takes over with punches on the ground, knocking Jardine unconscious.

Wanderlei Silva def. Keith Jardine by KO (Strikes on the ground) at :36 seconds, R1

B.J. Penn vs. Sean Sherk
R1 – Sherk shoots in early for a single leg takedown but Penn sprawls effectively and the fighters stay standing. Penn and Sherk exchange strikes throughout the remainder of the round, with B.J. landing very good jabs, in and out, while Sherk throws big power shots but landing few.
MMAWeekly scores R1 10-9 for B.J. Penn

R2 – The fighters stay standing through the entire round, with much of the same from the first session, with Penn landing jabs over and over again. Sherk continuously throws overhand left hands, but few are landing while Penn keeps popping Sherk in the face with stiff jabs.
MMAWeekly scores R2 10-9 for B.J. Penn

R3 – For the third round in a row the fighters remain standing for the entire session. Penn again lands a number of hard jabs, and it appears that Sherk may have an injured right hand, as they keep trading. Towards the end of the round, Penn throws a flying knee that floors Sean Sherk and B.J. follows up with strikes on the ground as the round ends. The referee calls the fight as Sherk stays down on the mat, struggling to gain his compusure

B.J. Penn def. Sean Sherk by TKO (referee’s stoppage) at 5:00, R3

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